Gordis should befriend should befriend Jewish peaceniks, engage rather than criticize them, and invite them to come to Israel to dialogue with their counterparts who also yearn for peace. The difference , they will find, between "hoping for peace" and the "peace yearning" Israelis is that the Israelis live THERE with their yearning and we live HERE with our hopes. Israelis are grounded by local reality. Our progressives hope for the best.
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from the article: The dangerous myopia of American Jewish leaders